Washington State University

Washington State University (WSU) is a public research institution with its main campus in Pullman, Washington, USA. WSU is comprised of several other campuses in the country and offers a wide variety of master's degree programs.
  • Average Tuition USD 25,000
  • Acceptance Rate 72%
  • Students 24,904
  • International Students 7%
  • Total Annual Cost USD 42,100
  • Intakes Fall Spring
  • Application Deadline January 10 July 1
  • Campus Setting Town

School Description

Washington State University (WSU) provides master's degree students an opportunity to be innovative while still teaching them with real-life scenarios to be good candidates in prospective fields through its 76 Master's degree programs which cut across engineering, agriculture, arts, economics, sciences and so many areas of study. Students learn the value of research, the power of ideas, and the ways in which different disciplines approach and solve similar challenges, making them useful to their personal and career lives. WSU provides students with experiential learning opportunities to further hone their problem-solving skills by working closely with world-renowned faculty on research projects that are solving big world problems.

WSU’s on-campus employment is made available to international students. Also, teaching, research or graduate internships are provided for master’s degree students. Various facilities are made available to enhance the college experience for students such as health insurance, health and well-being centers, libraries, volunteer programs and many more. WSU offers 600+ study abroad programs in over 70 countries around the world and the school is committed to supporting students to go abroad by enlarging opportunities, encouraging college commitment, increasing funding and eliminating barriers. Notable alumni of Washington State University include Edward R. Murrow- broadcast journalist and Gary Larson - Cartoonist.

  • 01WSU is accredited by NWCCU - the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
  • 02WSU is ranked among the Top 100 Public School in the U.S by U.S. News & World Report 2018.
  • 03WSU was named among universities with the “highest research activityâ€� in the Carnegie Classification 2016.

Master Programs

  • Pullman, WA, United States

    Accounting

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.  

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    Agriculture

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Agriculture. The program offers courses that focus on forestry, horticulture, plant breeding, soil science, and plant nutrition.  

  • Pullman, WA, United States

    Agriculture - Food Science and Management

    <p>This innovative master’s degree option combines WSU’s world-renowned food-science graduate program with courses in organizational management. The Food Science &amp; Management option is designed to provide students w more
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    Agriculture - Plant Health Management

    <p>WSU’s Master of Science in Agriculture degree, Plant Health Management option combines WSU’s world-renowned plant science graduate programs with business course in organizational management. The result is a high-qual more
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    American Studies

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of American history, society, literature, and culture  

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    Animal Sciences

    <p>Animal Sciences offers graduate work leading to the Master of Science degree with a major in animal science. Programs are flexible and designed to meet the needs and interests of the student and, as such, specific de more
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    Anthropology

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual knowledge of Anthropology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human language, culture, societies, biological and material remains, biolog more
  • Pullman, WA, United States

    Apparel, Merchandising, Design, and Textiles

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and comp more
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    Applied Economics

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Economics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the systematic and efficient alloc more
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    Architecture

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge required to pursue a higher education or career in Architecture. The program offers courses that focus on the study of architectura more
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    Biological and Agricultural Engineering

    The department of Biological Systems Engineering integrates the biological sciences and engineering for the development of engineering solutions to agricultural, food and natural systems.

     

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    Biology

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant more
  • Pullman, WA, United States

    Chemical Engineering

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Chemical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical more
  • Pullman, WA, United States

    Chemistry

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.  

  • Pullman, WA, United States

    Civil Engineering

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Civil Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and more
  • Pullman, WA, United States

    Communication

    <p>The M. A. in Communication at Washington State University is designed for individuals seeking higher-level and focused understanding of communication theory, processes and phenomena, whether their intent is to prepar more
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    Computer Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computer Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the mathematical and scientific areas more
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    Computer Science

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, more
  • Pullman, WA, United States

    Coordinated Program in Dietetics, Nutrition & Exercise Physiology

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nutrition Science. The program offers courses that focus on food science, microbiology, dietetics, nutrition, and clinical nutri more
  • Pullman, WA, United States

    Criminal Justice and Criminology

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminal Justice. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforc more
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    Crop Science

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Plant Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of experimental plant biology, genomics, proteomics, biochemis more
  • Pullman, WA, United States

    Education - Curriculum & Instruction

    <p>The Curriculum and Instruction specialization offers students rigorous and individually tailored programs of study. The M.A. and Ed.M. degree programs are designed for students with bachelor degrees who have an inter more
  • Pullman, WA, United States

    Education - English Language Learners

    <p>WSU offers two masters degree programs in English language learners (ELL) education. The non-thesis Ed.M. degree focuses on K-12. Its purpose is to develop teachers’ or other professionals’ knowledge and skills. The more
  • Pullman, WA, United States

    Education - Literacy Education

    <p>WSU offers two masters degree programs in literacy education. The non-thesis Ed.M. degree focuses on K-12. Its purpose is to develop teachers’ or other professionals’ knowledge and skills. The M.A. degree is designed more
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    Education - Sport Management

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support servic more
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    Electric Power Engineering PSM

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Electrical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific pr more
  • Pullman, WA, United States

    Electrical Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Electrical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific pr more
  • Pullman, WA, United States

    Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical, scientific and technologica more
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    Engineering & Technology Management

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical, scientific and technologica more
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    English

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and litera more
  • Pullman, WA, United States

    Environmental Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Environmental Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on basic engineering principles and how they connect to the env more
  • Pullman, WA, United States

    Environmental Science

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosyst more
  • Pullman, WA, United States

    Fine Arts

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee

    This program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of art history; art theory and criticism; performing arts; 2D art; 3D art; digital art; photography, and architectural modelmaking.  

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    Food Science

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Food Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of chemistry, biology, nutrition, physiology, and the process a more
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    Foreign Languages and Cultures

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of language development, and the relationship between languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective.  

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    Health Policy and Administration

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Health Administration. The program offers courses that focus on studying the administration of public health systems, management more
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    History

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in p more
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    Horticulture

    <p>This is a research-based degree, involving a formal, major research project. The objectives are to train students in the experimental method and to prepare students for handling major projects after graduation or for more
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    Interior Design

    <p>The philosophy of the Interior Design program is based on a concern for human beings and the creation of interior settings that support human activities and values. Graduates of the program in Interior Design should more
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    Materials Science and Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Industrial Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of applied mathematics; physical more
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    Mathematics

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mathematics. The program offers courses that focus on algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, to more
  • Pullman, WA, United States

    MBA, Executive MBA

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human reso more
  • Pullman, WA, United States

    Mechanical Engineering

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematica more
  • Pullman, WA, United States

    Molecular Biosciences

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Molecular Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biochemistry, molecular biology, laboratory science, ev more
  • Pullman, WA, United States

    Music

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock musi more
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    Natural Resource Sciences

    <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">This degree provides an atmosphere of scholarship coupled with research opportunities that produces people capable of responding to the complicated issues of use, management, and more
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    Neuroscience

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Applied Cognition and Neuroscience. The program offers courses that focus on cognition, artificial intelligence, human-computer more
  • Pullman, WA, United States

    Nursing

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also inc more
  • Pullman, WA, United States

    Physics

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the more
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    Plant Biology

    Our plant biology students generally focus on research in the broad areas of plant physiology, ecology, evolution, systematics, and molecular biology.

     

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    Plant Pathology

    <p>Plant Pathology is the study of plant diseases caused by pathogens and environmental factors; it involves study in mycology, bacteriology, nematology, virology, disease physiology and biochemistry, molecular biology more
  • Pullman, WA, United States

    Political Science

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Political Science. The program offers courses that focus on understanding political ideas, ideologies, inst more
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    Psychology

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.  

  • Pullman, WA, United States

    Public Affairs

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Public Affairs. The program offers courses that focus on the study of government relations; media communications; i more
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    Software Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Software Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of scientific and mathematical princ more
  • Pullman, WA, United States

    Special Education

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support servic more
  • Pullman, WA, United States

    Speech and Hearing Sciences

    <p>The Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences’ master’s program in speech-language pathology is based at WSU Spokane. A bachelor’s degree in speech-language pathology is not mandatory; however, students entering the more
  • Pullman, WA, United States

    Sport Management

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of athletic management; adult fitness; and recreation lead more
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    Statistics

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Statistics. The program offers courses that focus on the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data, as well as the effecti more
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    Strategic Communication

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee
    <p>Washington State University’s online MA in Strategic Communication is designed for those who want to excel in advertising, public relations, corporate communication, and communication management. Whether you are a re more
  • Pullman, WA, United States

    Teaching - Elementary

    <p>The MIT is intended for those who possess a bachelor’s degree in a field other than education and is designed to prepare students to become effective elementary or secondary education teachers. This program of study more
  • Pullman, WA, United States

    Teaching - Secondary

    <p>The MIT is intended for those who possess a bachelor’s degree in a field other than education and is designed to prepare students to become effective elementary or secondary education teachers. This program of study more
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    Veterinary Science

    USD 11,897 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Veterinary Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of animal nutrition, animal husbandry, animal behavior, a more
  • Pullman, WA, United States

    Veterinary Science - Immunology and Infectious Diseases

    <p>The MS program in Immunology and Infectious Diseases provides education and training in immunology and host-pathogen interactions of bacterial, parasitic, and viral infections of animals and humans. The academic rese more
  • Pullman, WA, United States

    Veterinary Science - Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience

    <p>The Master’s program in Veterinary Sciences: Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (IPN) is a very flexible program ideally suited for those students interested in pursuing master’s level graduate work with a facul more
  • Pullman, WA, United States

    Veterinary Science - Veterinary Clinical Training Program

    <p>The graduate program in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS) at Washington State University is a plan of study leading to a master’s degree, and preparing the resident for certification in his/her are more
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Rankings

  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 301
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 391
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking
    ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 301
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 242
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 244
  • US News (National)
    US News (National) 140

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 80
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 7.00
  • Minimum incoming GRE 300
  • Minimum incoming GMAT 500

Accreditations

    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    A number of scholarships/financial awards exist for master’s degree students such as the Richard R. and Constance M. Albrecht Scholarship, Graduate School Dissertation Year Fellowship, Anne and Russ Fuller Fellowship for Interdisciplinary Research/Scholarship, Arnold and Julia Greenwell Memorial Scholarship for Social Sciences and Humanities and so many others. The scholarships and fellowships provide a valuable financial assistance to ensure outstanding students can enjoy the benefits of a superior academic experience.

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    Applicants from Kenya, Nigeria, are exempt from the English proficiency requirement

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            2009-2013, Bachelor's degree

            The People

            The network I have created and the memories made. The most valuable part of my college experience

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            WSU is a great foundation for your future

            Pullman provides a unique oasis for learning, where you can explore any dimension of society from the intellectual and scientific to the farm, business and government agency.

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            Washington State University (WSU) offers excellent Global Campus and on site educational opportunities. WSU is highly organized at all levels. The staffing is excellent providing an exemplary learning experience.